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Einstein's "God" Letter Headlines the Eric C. Caren Collection at Bonhams

New York -- Bonhams announces the seventh installment collector Eric C. Caren's voluminous collection... read more

Record for Alo's "Chamonix" Ski Poster at Swann Galleries

New York-Swann Galleries’ February 7 sale of Vintage Posters saw numerous firsts and records.... read more

"The Federalist" and Other Firsts at Heritage's Rare Books Auction in NYC

Dallas, Texas - A rare copy of The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written... read more

Time-Capsule Collection from the Virginia House Museum Comes to Freeman's

Philadelphia - Declared by the National Register of Historic Places to be “a noteworthy... read more

Waverly's Feb. 28 Auction Spotlights Presidential Material & First Editions

Falls Church, Virginia - A letter written by Abraham Lincoln in the early days... read more

Boston Athenaeum Announces Expansion

Boston—The Boston Athenæum, a distinguished and vibrant independent library and cultural institution, announces its... read more

NY International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Park Avenue Armory March 7-10

New York—The beloved New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (NYIABF) produced by Sanford L.... read more

Littmann Collection of German Expressionism & Avant-Garde at Swann March 5

New York-Swann Galleries’ March 5 auction boasts property from the Ismar Littmann Family Collection,... read more

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Contents Autumn 2011

Features

2011 Book Lover’s Gift Guide

By Rebecca Rego Barry & Nate Pedersen

A selection of unique and creative gift ideas for booklovers—from paper jewelry to decorative home furnishings and, of course, books

Fe Fi Fo Feiffer

By Leonard S. Marcus

Fifty years after he illustrated The Phantom Tollbooth, Jules Feiffer’s picture book art is back in the spotlight

A Collector of Collections

By Ellen F. Brown

For collector and philanthropist Albert Small, history is something to pursue, to enjoy, and, ultimately, to share

 

On the Block

How History Unfolds on Paper

By Jeremy Dibbell

The collection of historical collectibles dealer Eric C. Caren

How I Got started

Boxing Fiction

By Ellen F. Brown

Collector Kevin Grace

Digest

Read Online

Designer Thatcher Wine sees bookcases as canvases

Book: A South Pole centennial

Art: Inside the new National Sporting Library & Museum

Object: Antiquarian music hits a high note

Exhibit: Dickens at 200

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Marketplace

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

A Bookseller’s Field of Dreams

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

The success of a book fair in tiny Cowan, Tennessee

Record-Breaker

Scaling the Highest Heights

By Ian McKay

Wuthering Heights keeps climbing

Book Art

Ye Olde Alchemist

By Richard Minsky

An interview with Daniel E. Kelm, founder of the Garage Annex School for Book Arts

Beyond the Basics

Collecting Later Editions

By Joel Silver

If it’s not a first, is it still worth collecting?

In the Library

The Pursuit of Books

By Endrina Tay & Ann Lucas Birle

Two scholars tracked down part of Thomas Jefferson's library at Washington University